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The Emperor"s Needles

Susan Sorek

The Emperor"s Needles

Obelisks in Rome

by Susan Sorek

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Bristol Phoenix Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12291613M
    ISBN 101904675514
    ISBN 109781904675518

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